Beginner | 1 hour
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Master of package presentation, Courtney Cerruti, leads you through 25 days of gift wrap ideas and techniques. Beginning with more complex projects and ending with quick fixes to common wrapping dilemmas, you’ll use simple craft materials to wrap, adorn and decorate your holiday gifts. Whether you’re getting ready for the holiday season or preparing for a special gift-giving occasion, this class will give you ideas you'll use year round.
Learn how to:
  • Wrap a standard-shaped gift, like a box or a book
  • Creatively wrap gifts with pompoms, strings, coffee filters, and other unusual materials
  • Wrap odd-shaped gifts, like wine bottles and canisters
  • Make a creative advent calendar
 
What you’ll get:
  • A daily holiday gift wrapping challenge with master instructor Courtney Cerruti
  • 25 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students 


Chapters
25 Days of Gift Wrap
00:46
03:51
07:57
06:47
03:41
04:11
03:47
04:43
04:52
02:22
03:27
02:04
04:42
03:05
03:10
04:21
04:31
03:51
03:43
03:54
03:30
04:48
05:21
02:16
02:24
03:01
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Day 1: Glassine envelopes, origami paper, craft paper, small clothespins, rubber stamp and ink
Day 2: Scissors, hair ties, wrapping paper, Scotch tape, double-sided tape, ribbon, tulle, decorative tape, tags, labels, vintage photographs, pens, stickers yarn, ornaments, greenery, confetti, yarn, twine
Day 3: Japanese paper (called kozo or unryu), food coloring or watercolor
Day 4: Coffee stirrers, yarn, tapestry needle, glue dots
Day 5: Laser or toner-based photocopy, packing tape, bone folder
Day 6: Twig, pompoms, hot glue gun
Day 7: 12” x 12” cardstock, double-sided tape
Day 8: Washi tape (at least three rolls)
Day 9: Yarn, scissors
Day 10: Clementine orange peels, small cookie cutter, button thread, needle
Day 11: Star stickers, decorative thread, twine or yarn
Day 12: Felt scissors, metallic thread, tapestry needle
Day 13: Celophane, large confetti, tape
Day 14: Ephemera, gift wrap
Day 15: Twigs, card stock, brush pens
Day 16: Two types of wrapping paper
Day 17: Sealing wax, wax seal, thick thread or twine, candle or lighter
Day 18: Paper covered in sketches, calligraphy or doodles
Day 19: Decorative cardstock, glue dots
Day 20: Cupcake tin, ribbon, cupcake liners, scissors
Day 21: Craft paper or handmade wrapping paper
Day 22: Wire-edged ribbon, decorative ribbon
Day 23: Packing tape, glitter or confetti
Day 24: Take-out container, fabric
Day 25: Ornament
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
Holiday Gift Wrap
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25 Days of Gift Wrap
Courtney Cerruti
Master of package presentation, Courtney Cerruti, leads you through 25 days of gift wrap ideas and techniques. Beginning with more complex projects and ending with quick fixes to common wrapping dilemmas, you’ll use simple craft materials to wrap, adorn and decorate your holiday gifts. Whether you’re getting ready for the holiday season or preparing for a special gift-giving occasion, this class will give you ideas you'll use year round.
Embossed Gift Tags: 10/4/16
CBTV Live
Courtney Cerruti makes a lovely gift tag using shimmery embossing powder and a seasonally-essential snowflake stamp. This video originally appeared on Facebook Live on October 4, 2016.
Holiday Craft-Along: 30 Days of Cards, Tags and Packaging Ideas
Courtney Cerruti
This holiday season, join us for a month of merry making (literally!). Every day for a whole month, Courtney Cerruti shows you how to make handmade cards, gift tags, and creatively wrap gifts. This challenge is both practical and fun, giving you a reason to gather up your paper crafting supplies and find holiday inspiration every day. 
Embossed Holiday Cards: 11/3/16
CBTV Live
Courtney shows how a simple watercolor wash makes the perfect background for a dreamy embossed holiday card. This video originally appeared on Facebook Live on November 3, 2016.
Simple Holiday Cards with Sakura: 11/28/17
CBTV Live
Michaela from Sakura Color Products of America demonstrates simple techniques for sweet holiday cards. This video originally appeared on Facebook Live on November 28, 2017.
How to Tie a Bow
Courtney Cerruti
Wrapping picture-perfect gifts is all about the bow, and in this simple tutorial, Courtney Cerruti shows you the proper way to tie one—a life skill that will make all the difference in your gift wrap game.
Creative Wine Wrapping
Megumi Inouye
Wine bottles are a favorite canvas of Megumi's for creative wrapping. She shows you how to take items you have around the house to create a unique wrap for a special gift or thank you present for a host. Learn how to use maps, beautiful paper and fabric to turn a bottle of wine into a work of art.
DIY Painted Gift Wrap
Courtney Cerruti
In one afternoon, you can create enough painted paper to wrap gifts for any occasion. Courtney Cerruti teaches several quick and easy dry-brush techniques, from sophisticated crosshatch designs to loose geometric squiggles – no prior painting experience required. At the very end, Courtney shares unique ideas for mixing and matching papers to wrap any gift.
Creative Gift Wrapping
Megumi Inouye
It's surprisingly easy to expand your gift wrapping techniques beyond a standard roll of printed wrapping paper. Megumi shows you how to give every gift a personalized and creative touch with three unique gift wrapping styles: Kaleidoscope Wrap, Sewing Paper Wrap and Furoshiki Tin Wrap.
Stamped and Embossed Christmas Gift Tags
Courtney Cerruti
The wrapping of a present should be as special as the gift inside. Courtney Cerruti shows how to create custom paper gift tags using rubber stamps, ink and embossing powder – perfect for topping off your gifts. This quick embossing technique is ideal for working in large batches. (Maybe you’ll even have some tags for next year, too!)
 
Cricut Crafts: DIY Gift Bags
Lia Griffith
In this class, Lia shows how to make customized gift bags and gift tags using a Cricut Explore. The Cricut will cut out and score the printed cardstock, making assembly quick and easy. Lia will show you how to add ribbon handles, giving your gift bags a clean, professional finish. These gift bags can be cut out and stored flat for later use or assembled on the spot.